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I would like to add a few more map indexes that I have not seen listed.  They are as follows:

1.1949 Europe and the Near East; I have both a dark globe and the uncolored globe

2.1950Classical Lands; I have both globes

3. 1950 Africa...; I have both globes

4.  1951 World; I have both globes

5.  1953 Historical Map of US; I have both globes

6. 1954 California; I have both globes

Also for clarification on the 1945 USSR indexes:

rear page blank has a dark globe

with publications the globe is dark

with books the globe is uncoloured

I also have three proofs with notes attached dated 1956; one with publications and an uncoloured globe, one with

books with uncoloured globe and the last with a blank page with dark globe

Also with the 1942 Asia indexes:

Washington in scroll has publications

25 has a blank page and 25 also has publications

Also of note I have three indexes where there is a noticeable difference in the printing within the scroll; one is very dark and muddy and very slightly smaller and the other is very clear and slightly larger.  I feel that this most likely is due to two different printing runs.   Those indexes are 1936 Canada; 1938 Bible lands; 1939 Central Europe and 1940 Europe and Near East.

I also looked in one of my map cases to see what map indexes were present.  This is what I found:

1948 Australia

1949 Top of the World

1950 Classical Lands with uncoloured globe and no banner

1952 Southwest Asia

1955 Southeast Asia

1955 Atlantic Ocean

1956 Alaska

1957 Europe

1961 USSR with no globe

1962 Western Europe with uncoloured globe and a straight banner (empty)

1962 Pacific Ocean with uncoloured globe with nothing in the banner

1962 Canada, Alaska, Greenland with no globe and nothing in the banner

1964 Lands of the Bible Today with no globe and nothing in the banner

Jeff Persons

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Comment by George Thomas Wilson on January 31, 2015 at 7:26pm


If you scroll down the Main page, you will see "Groups" just below "Photos" in the left hand column.  Go to the bottom of Groups and click on "View All".  Scroll down to the group titled "Maps, Atlases, Supplements and Indexes Collectors".  Once you click on it and enter the group scroll all the way to the bottom and click on "Join this Group".

Good Luck,


Comment by Philip Riviere on January 31, 2015 at 10:19pm


Jeff tried to join the map group but this site won't let him join. It sends me an e-mail for permission to let him in the group. I click approve but it doesn't do anything. I don't have the group set up to approve members. I don't know why it's doing that..


Comment by Philip Riviere on January 31, 2015 at 10:41pm


The weird part is the asking for permission to join... I've never had to approve anyone so I didn't know how to do that.......but I just figured it out and Jeff is all set.


Comment by George Thomas Wilson on January 31, 2015 at 10:45pm


I see you are finally a member (Phil fixed the problem).  Is there anyway you could re-post this list to the group, either in the discussion "Post-Nathan Map Indexes" or as a new discussion.


Comment by Philip Riviere on January 31, 2015 at 10:45pm


You can copy or cut your blog post on Indexes and paste them into a post at the Maps group since you are a member now..



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